Breakthrough Drug Offers Hope to Patients with SMA

December 07, 2017

Ella Casten was 14 months old when she was officially diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), an often fatal disease that robs patients of the ability to walk, eat and swallow. Her parents were initially told there was no treatment. That was until a breakthrough drug, Spinraza, gave them renewed hope. See Ella's story from WGN News​.